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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniella periophthalmus (Valenciennes, 1836) 
AphiaID: 219249

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalariinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniella (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniella Reid, 1943
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlticops periophthalmus (Valenciennes, 1836)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiblennius biseriatus (Valenciennes, 1836)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiblennius periophthalmus (Valenciennes, 1836)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiblennius periophthalmus biseriatus (Valenciennes, 1836)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalarias biseriatus Valenciennes, 1836
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalarias muscarus Snyder, 1908
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalarias percophthalmus Valenciennes, 1836 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalarias periophthalmus Valenciennes, 1836
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalarias schultzei Bleeker, 1859
Sources  basis of record MacNae, W. & M. Kalk (eds) (1958). A natural history of Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Witwatersrand Univ. Press, Johannesburg. I-iv, 163 pp. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorred-dotted blenny [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblue-dashed rockskipper  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCargados Carajos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits exposed outer intertidal reef flats, where it can hide in cracks and holes. Feeds on filamentous algae and associated small invertebrates, such as foraminiferans, ostracods, copepods, and gastropods. Rarely used for aquarium fish. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Cuvier & Valenciennes. Genus Williams, pers. comm. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:219249
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Blenniella periophthalmus (Valenciennes, 1836). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=219249 on 2014-09-22
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